connected relation

connected relation

[kə‚nek·təd ri′lā·shən]
(mathematics)
A relation such that for any two distinct elements a and b, either (a,b) or (b,a) is a member of the relation.
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Having established that the modem world is distinguished by the "intricately, intimately, inextricably connected relations among agents of statecraft, law, and capitalism - as mediated through jurisprudential activity involving property rights," Burch inexplicably concludes that the unity of the state system and global capitalism offers profound implications for "world poverty, repression, and pollution.
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